Hurricanes: Tammy in the Atlantic, Norma in the Eastern Pacific, Babet in Europe

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These hurricanes do not pose a threat to the United States, but Norma has triggered hurricane warnings for Mexico.

Tammy for parts of the Leeward Islands, a chain of several island nations between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic. .

Tammy was a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 80 mph Friday evening, centered about 55 miles east of Martinique, the National Hurricane Center said. It is expected to slowly strengthen as it passes through the Leeward Islands.

Tammy was forecast to move near or over parts of the Leeward Islands through Saturday evening, then move north of the northern Leeward Islands on Sunday.

In Europe

At least three people have been killed in Europe following a formation of storm systems identified by the United Kingdom Weather Agency as Storm Babet. It hit the region with gusty winds and precipitation.

The UK’s Met Office issued some of its highest alerts for parts of Scotland on Friday, ahead of the arrival of heavy rain and flooding.

The storm is heading towards Denmark and Sweden

The storm is now heading towards Denmark and Sweden where weather services are expecting heavy flooding.

“The wind has already started to gain strength and (this) is expected to peak (…) especially during the night,” Ida Dahlström of the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) told AFP.

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